• House ALM
    Burrowed away in the beautiful and charming city of Tavira, in the south of Portugal, stands House ALM with its shy and understated façade. A timeworn windowsill with a slight penchant for a classic aesthetic welcomes its visitors. Estudio ODS does not drop the ball though; as timeless minimalism reigns supreme for this refurbishment project. The […]
    2016.05.24Mateus Andrade
  • Vifa Oslo Speaker
    With the consumption of music becoming more and more mobile, a new challenge arises: the high-end but agile reproduction of music from devices like phones, tablets or laptops. The Danish independent audio brand Vifa accepted this challenge. In only three years they launched four amazing wireless loudspeakers with Oslo being the latest addition to the […]
    2016.05.23Jana Ahrens
  • 3tubes
    Charles Kalpakian is a Lebanese product designer who draws his inspiration from the ornamentation of his home country and the streets of France to produce a hybrid of cultures, resulting in beautiful products that have drawn notable recognitions. Returning to Milan Design Week 2016 back in April, Kalpakian unveiled a suspended 3tubes light as a new […]
    2016.05.21Nhat Vo
  • House in S. Félix da Marinha
    Drawn in a very conditioned and rigid plot, adopting the only possible location and implantation area, and with a restricted budget, Portuguese architect Nelson Resende designed House in S. Félix da Marinha. Looking to optimise the area and volume of the property, Resende’s design pushed the boundaries, going beyond the initial conditions set to find a fantastic balance between form, […]
    2016.05.20Jorge San Luis
  • Light Grain House
    In Osaka, privacy is of the utmost importance due to the dense nature of the city housing. Light Grain House, designed by Yoshiaki Yamashita, has the goal of privacy in mind. The façade of the home is almost entirely opaque, broken occasionally by a perforated metal grate that brings light to the interior while adding detail to an […]
    2016.05.19Jillian Japka
  • Beau Bertens
    Beau Bertens is an independent graphic designer from the Netherlands who encourages a sophisticated, pared down dialogue between content and form. With work ranging from books and magazines to websites and identities, Beau’s approach is conceptual, frequently monochrome and focused on considered typography, allowing these elements a balanced playfield in which content shines through. Collaborating […]
  • Bloc Brands
    To represent a timeframe isn’t an easy task, especially for an era known for its fearless utopian tone and rich variety. For this reason Bloc Brands dared to defy the odds and adopt a logo that embodies the strength of the communist era: two simple horizontal blocks is all it takes. Equally minimal and succinct […]
    2016.05.17Mateus Andrade
  • La Débraillée
    Everyone prone to an urban lifestyle knows that moment right before leaving the house: You choose your ensemble for the day. An outfit that looks classy, but will also handle any sudden change of weather. Then there is the choice of luggage. Will you carry around your whole office all day? Or do you only […]
    2016.05.16Jana Ahrens
  • BKR Bottles
    There are surprisingly very few quality water bottles available for minimalists. I’m not particularly interested in cheap, disposable, plastic water bottles. Instead, I’m looking for better design. Design with better consideration for aesthetics, feel and functionality. BKR duo Tal Winter and Kate Cutler were no different and decided to design a coveted beauty essential that […]
  • Petrolified Prints
    Petrolified is an online shop by car enthusiast, artist and designer Martin Miskolci. A tribute to iconic cars presented in minimal poster series as this beautiful Porsche 911 in monochrome. The project’s aim is to revive the iconic cars that have decorated the walls of car lovers for decades in a very modern, minimalistic approach, […]
  • Mark Table
    Marc Thorpe Design is responsible of this wonderful and super sleek, minimal design called Mark Table, for the emblematic Italian contemporary furniture company, Moroso. The cantilevered table was designed as a minimal pull up surface, an exercise in function dictating form, to accompany seating in the home or in the office. Thorpe explains: The table is as little […]
    2016.05.13Jorge San Luis
  • School in Vila Nova da Barquinha
    Designed by minimalist devotee Aires Mateus, School in Vila Nova da Barquinha provides a unique place to learn for some lucky kids. The structure was designed with the concept that schools need distinct spaces in terms of scale, proportion, and identity. Aires Mateus sought to establish these spaces through a series of void and occupation. The unique […]
    2016.05.12Jillian Japka
  • Sakhi Copenhagen
    Sakhi Copenhagen’s organic skincare range is a beautifully housed line, in effortless minimal packaging. Inspired by the Nigella plant and its many associated, and obvious, natural benefits, the range sees remedies at their purest and cleanest points. The package and graphic design is an extension of this philosophy. The eastern tradition is wholesome, authentic and integral […]
  • Ammoudi House
    Remarkably settled on an obvious slope, a white private house sits proudly, giving the illusion of absolute straightness. That’s the first surprising element from Katerina Valsamaki’s noteworthy Ammoudi House. The Greek abode boasts an appropriate minimalist sensibility alongside some crafty solutions spread throughout the 250sqm. A true example of mature architecture and utter respect for […]
    2016.05.10Mateus Andrade
  • Brass Mirror Series
    Designer Falke Svatun has traveled the world. Growing up in Norway, he graduated from college with a BA in Industrial Design from the University of Technology in Sydney. Returning to Scandinavia he chose Copenhagen as his home base, consecutively working for design studio Søren Rose and Norm Architects. Both Australia and Denmark are countries very much […]
    2016.05.09Jana Ahrens
  • Polar Lamp
    Based in Australia, Ross Gardam is a company that specialises in furniture and lighting. Known for blurring the boundaries between art and design, their latest minimal table light Polar Lamp is no different. The design is quite unique. With its directing and shading light device, the lamp’s centre piece seems as if it’s floating on […]
    2016.05.07Nhat Vo
  • Bruzzoni
    Be proud of your bathroom electronics. Let them be a part of your interior design, and take them with you when you travel. What Nespresso, OBH Nordica and KitchenAid has done for the kitchen, we will do for the bathroom. With this categorical premise, Krister Mossberg, CEO and Founder of electronics startup Bruzzoni, explains how […]
    2016.05.06Jorge San Luis
  • Maison Kamari
    Maison Kamari is an elegant white home on the island of Paros in the Greek Aegean Sea. Designed by Natasha Deliyianni and Yiorgos Spiridonos of React Architects, this dwelling promotes a lovely balance between ancient island and modern architecture. From afar, the structure is defined by tall white walls and sharp angles. Small windows and covered terraces protect from the […]
    2016.05.05Jillian Japka
  • Frank Gerritz: LDN/EDI
    Frank Gerritz is a sculptor. A sculptor, however, who for years has developed his sculptural ideas principally in the form of drawings that nonetheless emanate a markedly space-encompassing energy. For the past two decades, Gerritz has applied layers upon layers of graphite using soft Faber Castell 9B pencil marks on walls, paper and, as is the case […]
  • THE Lunch Box
    The inconspicuous bento box may encapsulate two diverging facets from Japan: sporting hectic, excessive colours and textures, just like the crowded streets of Shibuya; or absolute clean lines and reductionism, like the renowned Japanese architecture. Fortunately designer Keita Suzuki masterfully chose the minimalist variance for his take on the famous Japanese dish. Japanese brand THE […]
    2016.05.03Mateus Andrade
  • Charlie May AW16
    Charlie May is a UK-based designer who has accompanied this publication for a while now, for good reasons. Her sense of minimalism is distilled further with every collection, bringing her growing experience into more and more sculptural and refined designs. The Autumn / Winter 16 collection succeeds at the most multilayered silhouettes so far, setting […]
    2016.05.02Jana Ahrens
  • Ace Collection
    Normann Copenhagen launched at Milan Design Week 2016 the Ace lounge collection by the young Danish designer Hans Hornemann. It combines luxurious upholstered furniture with functional flat-pack principles, in an expressive design inspired by an urban lifestyle. Ace is delivered in two attractive fabrics, a vibrant velour and a flecked wool textile, as well as soft, exclusive leather. […]
  • Arauto
    Table, coat rack, chair or even sculpture, what is Arauto? In this singular work, Brazilian designer Pedro Paulø-Venzon invites us to discuss the possible uses for the object, seeking our gaze to define it, with its absence of limitations. As an embodiment of discourse, Arauto — comprised of Nero Marquina marble and steel — still […]
    2016.04.29Jorge San Luis
  • Casa Touguinhó III
    Casa Touguinhó III is an extraordinarily elegant white home set in the hills of a village in Portugal. Portuguese architects Raulino Silva Arquitecto designed this family dwelling to work with the surrounding landscape. On the exterior, bright white walls are not only a gorgeous aesthetic choice (and minimalist’s favourite) but the light façades reflect the Portuguese sun, keeping the home cool […]
    2016.04.28Jillian Japka